The Sun and Her Flowers

The Sun and Her Flowers

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"Rupi Kaur is the Writer of the Decade." -- The New Republic

From rupi kaur, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of milk and honey, comes her long-awaited second collection of poetry. A vibrant and transcendent journey about growth and healing. Ancestry and honoring one's roots. Expatriation and rising up to find a home within yourself.

Divided into five chapters and illustrated by kaur, the sun and her flowers is a journey of wilting, falling, rooting, rising, and blooming. A celebration of love in all its forms.

this is the recipe of life
said my mother
as she held me in her arms as i wept
think of those flowers you plant
in the garden each year
they will teach you
that people too
must wilt
fall
root
rise
in order to bloom
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Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 124.46 x 195.58 x 20.32mm | 294.84g
  • Kansas City, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 1449486797
  • 9781449486792
  • 29,026

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From Rupi Kaur, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of milk and honey, comes her
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"Outselling Homer Ten to One" (New York Magazine)
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About Rupi Kaur

As a 21-year-old university student Rupi Kaur wrote, illustrated, and self-published her first poetry collection, milk and honey. Next came its artistic sibling, the sun and her flowers. These collections have sold over 8 million copies and have been translated into over 40 languages. Her most recent book, home body, debuted #1 on bestseller lists across the world. Rupi's work touches on love, loss, trauma, healing, femininity, and migration. She feels most at home when creating art or performing her poetry on stage.
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210,540 ratings
4.13 out of 5 stars
5 47% (98,856)
4 29% (62,048)
3 16% (33,054)
2 5% (10,614)
1 3% (5,968)
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